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Southwest

$55.12

0.19 (0.35%)

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Southwest initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie

Macquarie analyst Susan Donofrio initiated Southwest with an Outperform and $62 price target saying its well positioned to succeed given its focus on fare segmentation and a new reservation system amid an industry backdrop of widespread fare discounting.

LUV Southwest
$55.12

0.19 (0.35%)

09/20/17
RAJA
09/20/17
UPGRADE
Target $65
RAJA
Outperform
Southwest upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Savanthi Syth upgraded Southwest and established a $65 price target due to a relatively stronger growth outlook. Syth said the "fare war" will have a muted impact given its less exposed areas and near-term capacity trends appear favorable. Unit cost pressures should abet in 2018 due to the lapping of the stop up in labor costs in the first year of the new contract, rolling off of fuel hedges, and a discontinuation of accelerated aircraft depreciation, the analyst wrote in a note to investors.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Pfizer (PFE) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst David Risinger saying he believes investors underappreciate the global prospects for breast cancer drug Ibrance, which he expects to maintain its first-to-market advantage. 2. Progressive (PGR) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse with analyst Ryan Tunis citing the announcement of much lower than expected Harvey losses of approximately $230M versus his estimate of $550M. 3. American Airlines (AAL) and Southwest (LUV) were upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James. 4. Post Holdings (POST) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Kenneth Zaslow saying he expects the company to be boosted by egg price increases. 5. Nordson (NDSN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow with analyst Christopher Dankert saying ATS growth concerns are overblown and views valuation as attractive. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/21/17
UBSW
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NO CHANGE
UBSW
Recent correction in airline stocks overdone, says UBS
UBS analyst Darryl Genovesi noted that United Continental (UAL) and Alaska Air (ALK) are down about 20% while Delta (DAL) and American (AAL) have fallen about 10% so far in Q3 as the fare-matching narrative has re-surfaced and estimates for fuel costs have risen. However, he views the recent correction as overdone and thinks the airline group as a whole, which was cheap before, is cheaper now without the forward earnings growth outlook being any worse. Genovesi, who doesn't see evidence of a demand drop off in the travel agency data he tracks, thinks Q3 RASM weakness is predominantly "self-inflicted" by oversupply. Other publicly traded companies in the space include JetBlue (JBLU) and Southwest (LUV).
09/25/17
MACQ
09/25/17
INITIATION
Target $62
MACQ
Outperform
Southwest initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Susan Donofrio Southwest with an Outperform and a $62 price target saying its well positioned to succeed given its focus on fare segmentation and a new reservation system amid an industry backdrop of widespread fare discounting.

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